Gernert Family History

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Gernert Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Gernhard (see Gernhardt). English and German: variant of Gerner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Gerner, Garner, Herbert, Germer, Berner, Gellert, Garnett, Dehnert

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Gernert Family Origin

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Gernert Family Occupations

What did your Gernert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gernert. 12% of Gernert men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Gernert women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gernert were Painter and Home Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Machinist
  • Farmer
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Secretary
  • Home Work

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gernert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gernert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gernert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 532 immigration records available for the last name Gernert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gernert. For the veterans among your Gernert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gernert Life Expectancy

What is the average Gernert lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gernert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gernert in 1957 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gernert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gernert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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